Privacy Policy and Terms of Use Considerations
IBM® Software products, including software as a service solutions, ("Software Offerings") may use cookies or other technologies to collect product usage information, to help improve the end user experience, to tailor interactions with the end user or for other purposes. A cookie is a piece of data that a web site can send to your browser, which may then be stored on your computer as a tag that identifies your computer. In many cases, no personal information is collected by these cookies. If a Software Offering you are using enables you to collect personal information through cookies and similar technologies, we inform you about the specifics below.
Depending upon the configurations deployed, this Software Offering may use session and persistent cookies that collect each user's user name, and other personal information for purposes of session management, enhanced user usability, or other usage tracking or functional purposes. These cookies can be disabled, but disabling them will also eliminate the functionality they enable.
Various jurisdictions regulate the collection of personal information through cookies and similar technologies. If the configurations deployed for this Software Offering provide you as customer the ability to collect personal information from end users via cookies and other technologies, you should seek your own legal advice about any laws applicable to such data collection, including any requirements for providing notice and consent where appropriate.
IBM® requires that Clients (1) provide a clear and conspicuous link to Customer's website terms of use (e.g. privacy policy) which includes a link to IBM's and Client's data collection and use practices, (2) notify that cookies and clear gifs/web beacons are being placed on the visitor's computer by IBM® on the Client's behalf along with an explanation of the purpose of such technology, and (3) to the extent required by law, obtain consent from website visitors prior to the placement of cookies and clear gifs/web beacons placed by Client or IBM® on Client's behalf on website visitor's devices
For more information about the use of various technologies, including cookies, for these purposes, See IBM®'s Online Privacy Statement at: section entitled "Cookies, Web Beacons and Other Technologies."